Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:03 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 24 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2
Author Message
 Post subject: power2max.de
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 3:03 am
Posts: 33
Used mine for 8 months now and happy with it - I was hoping it was reading low but no such luck just crap power output from the rider


Pagey


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:26 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:04 pm
Posts: 4
I have one arriving next week. Very excited - first time training with power.

Was a bit concerned regarding the reported drift, but hopefully freewheeling from time to time will prevent this becoming an issue.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:13 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:12 pm
Posts: 193
I have 2. One standard and one compact on 3D cranks and they work great. Outstanding customer service as well. www.Power2max.ca


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:40 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Dec 18, 2003 1:16 pm
Posts: 775
Location: muc
i am using mine the second year, in general no problems.
infrequently (maybe once or twice a month), its showing wrong, usually to small, numbers for several minutes. the reason may be found in something like atmospheric disturbances.

_________________
sorry vor mai bed englisch!


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:44 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:48 am
Posts: 762
Location: Mountains, Portugal
I have had mine for 6 months and so far so good. Tracks nicely with my powertap and quarq! As a plus they have been great to communicate with as well!

_________________
Strava


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:50 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:57 pm
Posts: 7896
Location: San Francisco, CA
Very nice review by DC Rainmaker. Huge accuracy issue, lack of real-time temperature compensation, was fixed in September 2012 and he promoted it from a 7/10 (rated low for poor accuracy) to 9/10. If you care about accuracy, and you ride outdoors, you should definitely pay for the upgrade. Comparison to PowerTap now looks very solid.

It's been the heaviest of the 3 major spider-based systems (Quarq, SRM, Power2Max) but then it's also the cheapest.

_________________
http://djconnel.blogspot.com/
Fuji SL/1


Top
   
 Post subject: power2max.de
PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:51 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 30, 2005 3:33 pm
Posts: 1524
djconnel wrote:
Very nice review by DC Rainmaker. Huge accuracy issue, lack of real-time temperature compensation, was fixed in September 2012 and he promoted it from a 7/10 (rated low for poor accuracy) to 9/10. If you care about accuracy, and you ride outdoors, you should definitely pay for the upgrade. Comparison to PowerTap now looks very solid.

It's been the heaviest of the 3 major spider-based systems (Quarq, SRM, Power2Max) but then it's also the cheapest.


+1


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:45 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:04 pm
Posts: 4
So presumably it's worthwhile sending my Power2Max in for the temperature compensation upgrade?
I've not really had much issue with drift (even indoors on the trainer).

The only time it's been a real problem was in the alps. (temperature fluctuations between valley/col etc and no freewheeling)


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: power2max.de
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:21 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:48 am
Posts: 762
Location: Mountains, Portugal
I store my power2max bike indoors which is usually around 18C and have trained with it outside in -10C and have not noticed much temperature drift either. Im pretty sure its been in the -+5W range of where it should it be. Im not too bothered with accuracy in the winter anyways as my efforts are not so focused. If its very cold I try to do a recalibration after 20mins just to get it spot on.

Funny enough I have had far more temperature drift issues with my quarq S975. Not to mention having to send it back for repair twice in 4 months. While my power2max has been hassle free all the way.

_________________
Strava


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 24 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rotor 3D+ and power2max

in Road

yongkun

4

561

Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:14 pm

yongkun View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rotor inpower or power2max

in Road

TomColnago

11

730

Tue May 31, 2016 6:13 pm

stormur View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. power2max crankset choice

in Road

commendatore

4

559

Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:00 pm

eric01 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Power2max (FSA Gossamer) and BB90

in Road

rainerhq

3

588

Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:14 am

jekyll man View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Power2max BB386 EVO compatible with BSA frames ????

in Road

LouisN

4

340

Fri Nov 27, 2015 12:47 pm

rpenmanparker View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited